Isaac Jackman raises funds for Nepal relief
www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Isaac Jackman raises funds for Nepal reliefwww.ottawacommunitynews.com/Nepal and its earthquake crisis may seem far away from Stittsville but last Saturday, thanks to the efforts of grade six student Isaac Jackman as part of a school project called “The Nobody Project,” Nepal and its current crisis were front and centre ...
Posted on 3 June 2015 | 3:06 am
Soldier tells of Nepal quake terror - Wigan
Wigan TodaySoldier tells of Nepal quake terrorWigan TodayHe said: “My event is called Run For Nepal. On July 26 I am running the Bath Marathon carrying a 15Kg Doko basket. “My aim is to raise as much money as possible and in five days have raised nearly £900. “I've done a few half-marathons in the past but ...
Posted on 3 June 2015 | 1:49 am
St. Helenans' fundraising efforts for Nepal
Napa Valley RegisterSt. Helenans' fundraising efforts for NepalNapa Valley RegisterTwo St. Helena organizations continue to collect funds for the victims of the earthquake in Nepal, including $7,000 raised by a local restaurant. The outreach from people in the Napa Valley was encouraging, according to both Dick Grace of the Grace ...
Posted on 2 June 2015 | 5:11 pm
Westchester nurse travels to Nepal to help
The Journal News | LoHud.comWestchester nurse travels to Nepal to help earthquake survivorsThe Journal News | LoHud.comJamie Berndt was packing her bags in late April for a monthlong volunteer relief trip to India when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck neighboring Nepal, devastating the country and killing more than 8,000 civilians. Berndt, 27, an emergency room nurse ...Nepal Earthquake Death Toll over 8000, Relief Efforts Are Far from overGospel Heraldall 2 news articles »
Posted on 2 June 2015 | 3:34 pm
Four people working for Doctors Without
New York TimesFour people working for Doctors Without Borders in Nepal are killed in a ...QuartzIn earthquake-ravaged Nepal, the international aid organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, has been shuttling workers and supplies on helicopters to and from remote villages in need. MSF, like all non-governmental ...Aid Helicopter Crashes in Nepal, Killing 4New York TimesMarine killed in Nepal honored in hometownWGN-TVCopter chartered by aid group crashes in Nepal, killing 4U.S. News & World ReportABC Onlineall 285 news articles »
Posted on 2 June 2015 | 3:27 pm
China plans train tunnel under Mount Everest
Elizabeth Shim BEIJING, April 10 (UPI) -- China is planning to extend an existing railway into Nepal that will link the two countries through a tunnel under Mount Everest – a move that can establish an important channel of trade to India for the world's second-largest economy.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:41 am
Nepal seeks Indian support for development
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Nepal government has sought the support of India for the development of the game of cricket in the country, the sports ministry said on Friday. A 50-member Nepalese youth delegation led by Sports Minister Purushottam Poudel concluded its visit to India on Friday. The maiden visit of the youth delegation from Nepal was part of youth exchange programme between India ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 4:02 am
Nepal’s achievement in edu sector
Nepal has made an impressive achievement in the education sector by attaining universal pre-primary and primary enrolment rate despite its conflict ending fairly recently, according to the Education For All Global Monitoring Report
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 1:47 am
China-Nepal Railway Through Mount Everest:
China’s plans to expand its impressive railroads are reaching new heights. The government is looking to conquer Mount Everest by building a rail system that would run through the mountain, linking China and Nepal.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 11:50 am
China eyeing Tibet-Nepal railway: report
A railway between China and Nepal that could include a tunnel under Mount Everest is under consideration, Chinese state media said Thursday, as Beijing builds links with a country India regards as firmly within its sphere of influence. The Qinghai-Tibet railway already links the rest of China with the Tibetan capital Lhasa and beyond, and an extension running as far as the international border ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 3:04 am
Nepal plans to re-open UNESCO heritage sites
Nepal is planning to re-open the historical structures and monuments enlisted by the UNESCO as World Heritage sites to the tourists as well as the general public from August 17 as only 15 per cent of the sites have been damaged in the recent devastating ...
Posted on 2 June 2015 | 9:06 pm
Westport youths raise $38,000 swimming for
The Westport Weston Family YMCA Water Rat Swim Team and the boys and girls swim teams of Staples High School raised more than $38,000 with “Swim for Nepal,” a five-hour event held Wednesday, May 27 at the YMCA’s Bedford Family Center to benefit Save ...
Posted on 2 June 2015 | 8:42 pm
Nepal urges Qatar to end controversial
Nepal's labour minister has urged Qatar to scrap a sponsorship scheme which prevents the free movement of migrant workers, calling it a violation of the rights of thousands of its nationals who are working in the Gulf state. The kafala sponsorship system ...
Posted on 2 June 2015 | 8:25 pm
Funeral planned for Aurora Marine who died
PLAINFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ A funeral has been scheduled for a U.S. Marine Corps combat photographer from Illinois who died in a helicopter crash during the aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal. The (Aurora) Beacon-News reports that a visitation and funeral ...
Posted on 2 June 2015 | 8:22 pm
Four charity workers die in heli crash in
Four people, including three staff from medical charity MSF, died Tuesday when a helicopter crashed that had been delivering aid to an earthquake-devastated region in Nepal, security forces and the aircraft operator said. The aircraft was carrying four ...
Posted on 2 June 2015 | 7:45 pm
Sherpa guide killed fixing route on Mount
A mountaineering official in Nepal says a Sherpa guide has been killed while fixing the climbing route on Mount Everest. It is the first death reported during the popular spring mountaineering season.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 1:01 am
80th anniversary of first Everest flight
The grandson of one of the first men to fly over Mount Everest says he marked the 80th anniversary of the pioneering flight by flying to the world's highest mountain.
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 4:04 am
Ex-US President Carter to observe Nepal
Former United States President Jimmy Carter said Monday that his Carter Center will observe elections in Nepal, although opposition parties are threatening to disrupt the vote and the government has been unable to set a date.
Posted on 1 April 2013 | 3:56 am
Top Nepal judge becomes head of interim
Nepal's chief judge was named head of an interim government in an attempt by the Himalayan country's main political parties to cure the paralysis and infighting that have blocked elections for months.
Posted on 13 March 2013 | 6:41 pm
Nepal's answer to deadlock: making chief
Nepal's quiet, barely known chief justice is on the verge of taking almost total control of the Himalayan nation, becoming the interim head of government as well as the top judge in a country that has been without a legislature for months.
Posted on 6 March 2013 | 12:19 am